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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Friday, 31 October 2014

1081  Henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25) was born on January - 08.  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on January - 08.  

1583  On this day in history birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

1601  On January - 08 birth of baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658)  

1628  On January - 08 birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  Luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709) was born on this day in history.  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on this day in history.  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on January - 08.  

1763  On this day in history birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  On January - 08 birth of abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28)  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on January - 08.  

1779  John White, composer was born on January - 08.  

1786  On January - 08 birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  On January - 08 birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  Erik Drake, composer was born on January - 08.  

1788  On January - 08 birth of archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

1791  On this day in history birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  On this day in history birth of lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)  

1805  John Bigler, American politician (d. 1871) was born on January - 08.  

1805  On this day in history birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  On January - 08 birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  Sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer was born on this day in history.  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  On this day in history birth of johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist  

1814  On this day in history birth of thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1815  On January - 08 birth of george Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  Sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

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0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on January - 08.  

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on January - 08.  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73